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Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
of the participants was forwarded to provide official michelle flournoy. bumiller elisabeth of "the new york times" moderated this discussion. >> thank you all for coming. and i'm sorry that i am not nick, but here i am and i'm pulling myself together. i'm going to briefly introduce michele and phillip. we were all at aspen and i see a table h of these could number of people in the audience that were in considerably better weather last summer. so, michelle flournoy is the senior adviser at the boston consulting group prayer. from 2009 to 2012 she was the undersecretary for defense policy. and then she was the principle advisor to the secretary defense and the violation of the national security defense policies and oversight of military plans and operations and so forth. i interviewed her a number of times. she was very cautious. she never told us very much. she's also a senior fellow for science and international affairs committee member of the policy board. she cofounded the center for the new american security think tank that you all know and she is a member of the aspen strategy group. so, zeli
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
from him. two michelle -- to his family, michelle and i extend our deepest sympathy and gratitude. his life meant long days away from those who loved him most. and i only hope the time spent with him these last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself. that sets an example to the world. that is his legacy for the nation he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. cant falls to us as best we to forward the example he set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love, to never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let's pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson , the man who took history in his hands and thence the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him at peace. president obama saying i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from the life of ne
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Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
by first lady michelle as well as george w. bush and hillary clinton. jimmy carter plans to join the group. nelson mandela will be very december 15 following a state funeral in his hometown. >> the wireline world is the central circulatory system of our economy. it is the veins and the arteries that can act what is now the information economy in the u.s.. we are seeing data traffic increase at the rate of 40% per year. it is wireline networks that connect all forms of communications, what are they exhibit -- whether they originate in a wireline or wireless environment. future of the communications industry, with u.s. telecom head walter mccormick. tonight on "the communicators," at 8:00 eastern on c-span2. >> i got upset with the president. the, at my mental health first few meetings. then they never showed up. housewalking in the white and i met this woman, one of the press people. , nobody ever covers my meetings. she said, mrs. carter, mental health is not a sexy issue. legislation and mental health systems act of 1980. it passed through congress one month before jimmy was, as he says,
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
mandela said. as long as i can come i will continue to learn from him. his wife michelle and his family, michelle and i extend our deepest something and gratitude for sharing this extra ordinary man with us. those whoaway from loved him most and i only hope thesehe time spent within last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. africa,eople of south we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself. that is an example to the world and that is the deepest legacy to the nation that he loved ve.y we will not likely see the likes of dawson mandel again. it falls on us as best we can to forward the set -- the example that you set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love, never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let us pause and give thanks to the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
michelle, the daughter of a shift worker at a water plant and a secretary, wanted to go to college, just like me, this country helped us afford it until we could pay it back. so what drives me as a grandson, a son, a father -- as an american -- is to make sure that every striving, hardworking, optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. [applause] it has been the driving force between everything we've done these past five years. and over the course of the next year, and for the rest of my presidency, that's where you should expect my administration to focus all our efforts. [applause] now, you'll be pleased to know this is not a state of the union address. [laughter] and many of the ideas that can make the biggest difference in expanding opportunity i've presented before. but let me offer a few key principles, just a roadmap that i believe should guide us in both our legislative agenda and our administrative efforts. to begin with, we have to continue to relentlessly push a growth agenda. it may be true that in today's economy, growth alone does no
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
from the national institute of health, and michelle from u.n. aids, and debra who is carrying on the great work as the acting global aids coordinator and many friends from the philanthropic world including bill gates, so, thank you, all, for joining us here today. every year, this is a moment to reflect on how far we've come since early days of the aids end epidemic, and those of you who lived through it remember all too well the fear and the stigma and how hard people with hiv had to fight to be heard or be treated with decent compassion. you remember how little we knew how to prevent aids or how it treat it. what we knew is the devastation inflected, striking down vibrant men and women in the time of their lives spreading to city to city, country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed thanks to the courage and love of some of you in this room and around the world awareness soars, research surged, prevention, treatment, and care save millions of lives in the richest countries and the world's poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and ac
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Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
unanimous consent that chairman mueller and ranking member michelle at will be able to participate in her hearing today. hearing no objections, so ordered. at this time i would welcome our first panel to the table. a complete and written statements will be entered into the hearing record. mr. and mrs. price thank you for your service and for being here this afternoon. mrs. price you are recognized for five minutes for your aural testimony. >> thank you chairman -- chairman randy and ranking member titus and members of the panel. veteran lawyers at asked me to express their gratitude for inviting ourselves as delegates represent their views on the va's handling of complex claims and the challenges they are faced with. most of this panel has no idea who veteran lawyers are. it's exact to what it sounds like great we are just a bunch of veterans but we are specialists that confirm a wide variety of fields and professions and bring in some cases decades of experience to the table. our purpose is to deal with not just complex claims but with all issues relating to the va's functions. in partic
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
of health. michelle from you and aids. , who is carrying on the great work as our acting global aids coordinator. thank you all for joining us today. this is a moment to reflect on how far we have come. lived throughho the aids epidemic know all too well the fear and the stigma and how hard people had to fight to be seen or heard. --to be treated with faith basic compassion. you remember how little we knew about how to prevent aids or how to treat it. what we did know was the devastation that it inflicted. striking down vibrant men and women in the prime of their lives. spreading from city to city and country to country seemingly overnight. today, that picture has transformed. thanks to the courage and love of so many of you in this room and around the world. awareness has soared. research has surged. prevention, treatment, and care are now saving millions of lives. in some of the poorest countries as well. for many, with testing and ask us to the right treatment, the disease that was once a death sentence now comes with a good chance of a healthy and productive life. that is an extr
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
mandela set. as long as i live, i will do what i can to learn from him. family,elle and his michelle and i extend our deepest sympathy in sharing this extraordinary matter with us. as life and work took him long way away from those who love him most. i would hope that the time spent within the last few weeks gave comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength of the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. , at peaceth africa with itself. that is an example to the world. legacy to the's nation that he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. canalls to us as best we for the example that he set to make decisions guided not by hate bye-bye love, -- but by love, to never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived, and man who took and bentn his hands the ark of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him in peace. >> the labor department released
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
are learning that president obama and first lady michelle obama will travel to south africa next week to attend memorial event. former secretary of state madeleine albright spoke earlier. she paid tribute to former california congressman tom lantos and hillary clinton looking at her years of service. >> thank you very much. thank you to mica for your kind wonders and good morning. thank you to all of you. i am thrilled to be here. we're here to celebrate those who dedicated their lives to the human rights movement and we would be remised if we did not speak as to mica did to honor the passing of one of the movement's greatest heroes, nelson mandela. president mandela was a activist, political leader, a statesman and he was above all a teacher. he taught us that the power of forgiveness is greater áhan the power of hate and the differences of race and nationality matter less than our shared humanity. his presence on this earth will be sorely missed but his lessons will endure in the hearts of millions. this has in fact, become a very special event as part of what tom talked about an awful lot.
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
michelle obama are on their way .o south africa they will be joined by three former u.s. president. george w. bush was already on the plane. bill clinton is traveling separately from rio de janeiro where he was attending a global initiative event. also plan to join. george a chevy bush is the only living president who will not .ttend he is no longer able to travel long distances. president obama spoke over the weekend about u.s. relations with israel. it is a form marked by the brookings institute. centersterviewed by the founder. this is about 50 minutes. hello! [applause] >> how are you doing? >> i'm good. hello, everybody. >> one of your staffers said you are in a great mood this afternoon, so -- >> i am. >> we're doubly blessed here. so that's terrific. i'd like to thank you very much for being here today, mr. president. the forum, and i personally, are honored to have you join us in this conversation. and i am personally honored that you insisted that i have this conversation with you, even though i never set foot for any conversation for 10 years. so thank you. i'm very honored. shal
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
brave leaders. obama (south africa this morning with his wife michelle. bushng him was george w. and his wife. former president bill clinton is traveling separately from rio de jimmyo. former president carter also plans to attend. president h w bush is the only former president not attending. he is no longer able to travel. upset with the president. they covered my mental health for the first few meetings i had. walking in the and a woman was among the press people. "no one ever covers my meetings." she said "it is just not a sexy issue." tour the country. we passed the mental health systems act of 1980. then as jimmy says, he was on build -- involuntarily retired from the white house. carter, lady rosalynn tonight at 9:00 eastern live on c-span and c-span3. also c-span radio and www.c- span.org. >> remarks now from israeli foreign minister avigdor lieberman. he comments on the current is really palestinian peace talks, the u.s. role in the process. the foreign minister was interviewed friday by washington post reporter david ignatius at a forum hosted by the brookings institution. this
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
as first lady michelle obama, laura bush, and hillary clinton. we have coverage of the memorial service tomorrow at 4:00 eastern on c-span2. a member of the agricultural and armed services committee. for the business community's we will be joined by john engler, president of the business roundtable. you can call. washington journal is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> carl levin came to the floor earlier today to discuss the 2014 program bill. in the past he has tried to take it in order to get the legislation passed. levin was joined by james in half and john mccain. this is 35 minutes. will beresident, senator withhold? >> morning businesses close. the senate will resume consideration. military activities and so forth and further purposes. left for the thanksgiving break, senator inhofe and i said that we would come to the senate floor today to update members on the status of the national defense authorization act for fiscal year 2014. before the break, we spent a week on the senate floor trying to bring more amendments up and to have them debated and voted on, but we were unabl
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